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Chris' Fishing Trips & Whale Watching

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About Chris' Fishing Trips & Whale Watching
We offer full service guided Family Friendly Fishing & Whale Watching tours year around in the third largest deep submarine canyon in the world. Our skippers are known for their ability to find Gray whales, Killer wWhales, Dolphins, Turtles, Porpoises and more! We also offer Burials at Sea.
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Hours Today: 5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Monterey, CA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Experience was nice. I did whale watching in San Diego, Alaska but this experience was good too. Although the boat was small, we watched whales from a little distance and they provided enough time for taking photos.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Imon B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wanted to do something different for the holiday. Booked this trip. First time on this boat. Amazing crew. Nice boat and handles the ocean well. Super amazing. We must have seen about 9 whales and so many dolphins. Magical. Wonderful. If people can get sea...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Eisa B
Reviewed 21 November 2018

This whale watching tour uses small boats; has very friedly staff; are knowledgeable; and every time we've gone they find the whales.This tme onl 4 humpbacks and 100 + seals and otthers.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gary W
Reviewed 19 November 2018

This whale watching charter was one of the cheaper alternatives but was great I; every way. The guide was knowledgeable, friendly and made the trip even more fun. We saw many whales, dolphins and sea lions from our boat. A tip for you is to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nicholas T
Reviewed 17 November 2018

Throughout the trip I felt as through the crew were keen to give us the best whale watching experience possible and not just another "tour". When we saw the whales there was sufficient useful information about why the whales were there etc. Overall excellent, my...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Robert130
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic day on Chris’s boat. The nothing was a problem for the Captain, he took us from one area to another to get the best chance of seeing Humpbacks, and we seen plenty. On top of that the crew were very attentive...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 747BarryB
Reviewed 12 November 2018

There are a number of whale tours to go on and there are prettier, more fancy boats. Chris' tours are straight forward and a good bit less expensive than other boats. It is a fishing vessel and a little old. The real difference is the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Donna C
Reviewed 8 November 2018

This trip was part of my birthday celebration in November, and for a wonder the weather was AMAZING - brilliant sunshine after the fog lifted, comfortable in one long-sleeeved shirt + fleece, and not too rough a sea. We went out for rockfish and Dungeness...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank AliceSighed
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We had a great time and was able to see lot of whales. The captain went out of his way to track the whale for our viewers and we had a full breach near the boat. Amazing Trip🐋

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bfjink
Reviewed 18 October 2018

A great experience at a good price. We got to see many whales even some jumping out of the water full length. The operators are very attentive to our comfort and safety

Date of experience: October 2018
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Abby W
29 September 2015|
Response from TCinPhx |
We were just there yesterday (8/27). The boat leaves from the main wharf/pier and there is no elevator from the top/main area down to the next level where you get onto the boat. The only way down that we saw was to use the... More
28 September 2015|
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Response from Becky M | Reviewed this property |
3 hrs. 1 hour to get to area. Hour to watch. 1 hour to get back.
Merrily S
30 July 2015|
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Response from Orpah H | Reviewed this property |
If the boat is full then there isn't much room for a stroller. There was an adult man that got sick and hurled over the boat and then there was a dog that went and got sick as well. If the whether is good then the boat... More